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IAFOR Interviews #18: Corporate Governance & Culture in Japan – Nicholas Benes


Nicholas Benes is Representative Director of the Board Director Training Institute of Japan. The BDTI is a Japanese ‘public interest’ organization certified by the government, and was established in 2009 by experts and opinion leaders active in academic and business circles. BDTI’s mission is to increase trust between corporations and the public, and facilitate the safe and ethical development of the Japanese economy and Japanese companies, by improving corporate governance and accelerating the spread of effective management methods.

Nicholas Benes was a Featured Speaker at the IAFOR Asian Business Management Conference and the Asian Conference on Politics, Economics & Law in Osaka, Japan.

In his Featured Speech Mr. Benes spoke on the importance of director training in Japanese business. In this interview IAFOR Executive Director, Dr. Joseph Haldane, sits down with Nicholas Benes to continue the discussion on Japanese corporate governance, corporate culture, and training methods.

You can find a video of this podcast below:

Music courtesy of Lino Rise, "Channel Intro Tabaluga", www.free-intro-music.com

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